Some Things Are Most Beautiful in the Dark

Image Credit: AtlasbyAtlas Studio,     1. Mother pressed the sweltering blade deeper into my left thigh, ignoring my scream this time. The blood was a thin streak of bluish-red. She sighed and wiped it off my thigh with…

Bad Lake

François and his two colleagues, Fondzenyuy, and Murphy, stared at the gas siphoning system installed in Lake Nyos with excitement. Two very long polyethylene pipes set up vertically from the bottom of the lake to its surface emerged in the…

Sane Sundays

cliquez ici pour lire la version en français Where the sun is brightest, where all the main roads in Kimboh meet, the man sits and glares into thin air. The Harmattan breeze has come with great gifts: pieces of papers…

Une bataille aux crachats

Image: Crazy nook ( shutterstock) click here to read in English On me dit que le pays est anémié Les vampires l’ont vidé de son sang Que bientôt le rideau des ombres Nous séparera de lui — Géraldin Mpesse « Libérez…

Your Feet Will Lead You Where Your Heart Is: Introducing a Short Story Anthology

These stories, through the prism of empathy, form a kaleidoscope of realities and experiences that, ultimately, portray us all as beings in quest of peace, love, and a sense of belonging.

Partir c’est mourir un peu

Aller à l’étranger quand on est camerounais… Un calvaire selon certains, un conte surréaliste pour d’autres…

Taxi Drivers Who Drive Us Nowhere

Lagos, my friend says, is sick in both senses of the word; a city dealing with Dissociative Identity Disorder, with an emphasis on Dissociative…

Anglophone Cameroon Literature at Crossroads: An Interview with Bate Besong

Years after his death, we revisit Bate Besong’s legacy by republishing one of his most in-depth interviews

Q & A With Mwalimu Johnnie MacViban on Political Fiction

Mwalimu Johnnie MacViban is a household name in Cameroonian journalism and was featured in Index on Censorship in 1986 for an article titled ‘The Enemies of Democracy’. In 2011 he was shortlisted for the EduART Jane and Rufus Blanshard award…

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